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2009-12-16 12:38:19

Optical approach measures molecular kinetics in living cells.

2009-12-10 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomatrica, the leader in room temperature biological sample stabilization, today announces the release of SampleWare 3.1 software system for laboratory inventory, organization and management of biological samples.

2009-12-09 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVault Corporation (Carlsbad, CA) today announces a supply and resale agreement with Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE), under which Life Technologies will have non-exclusive access to GenTegra(TM) DNA technology.

2009-12-08 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomatrica, the leader in room temperature biological sample stabilization, today announced the release of DNAgard(TM), the first room temperature-based liquid formulation for stabilization and storage of tissues and cells.

2009-12-04 01:06:53

Researchers show how proteins slide along DNA to carry out vital biological processes.

2009-11-10 15:01:49

A researcher at Iowa State University has discovered how a group of proteins from plant pathogenic bacteria interact with DNA in the plant cell, opening up the possibility for what the scientist calls a "cascade of advances."

2009-11-05 14:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Is homosexuality a choice, or is it part of our biological makeup? In the last few decades the topic has raged around the world from dinner tables to courtrooms.

2009-11-04 12:15:00

A poll conducted for Britain's Science Museum on Wednesday named the X-ray the most important modern scientific achievement, beating out the Apollo spacecraft and DNA.

2009-10-29 10:18:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) announces the following Webcast: What: Transgenomic Inc.

2009-10-22 06:45:00

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., HAMILTON, New Zealand, & CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ZyGEM Corp. Ltd.

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Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

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